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LACDP calls on Kamala Harris to investigate Exxon


Last night, the Los Angeles County Democratic Party unanimously passed a resolution calling upon California Attorney General Kamala Harris to investigate Exxon Mobil and fellow fossil fuel companies for potential breaches of California law based on their 1970s-era research into the science of climate change, then pouring millions into manufacturing doubt and denial of climate…

Obama’s Final SOTU: Hope Rules

President Obama- Costa Mesa 3/16/09

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Tonight marks the eighth year I’ve come here to report on the State of the Union. And for this final one, I’m going to try to make it shorter. I know some of you are antsy to get back to Iowa. I also understand…

People’s Map is Back On

Anaheim's Oscar Reyes

Hat tip to Anaheim Blog and the OJ Blog with news that the People’s Map was re-instated unanimously last night by the Anaheim City Council and the sequencing giving one Latino majority seat in District 3 will be part of the 2016 elections. While District 2 was left off the election cycle for this November,…

No Trolls on City of Costa Mesa’s News Blog

Costa Mesa City Hall (Photo: City of Costa Mesa)

The city of Costa Mesa has launched a news blog for 2016, but if you’re looking to leave comments it’s not set up for that. Here’s the news release: The city of Costa Mesa’s Communications and Marketing team has launched Costa Mesa Connected, a blog site that is intended to be a source of news…

CES 2016: Internet of Things Drives the Future


2015 was a banner year for the American automotive industry, but with major initiatives from Google, Apple and Ford Motors plus the sharing economy offerings of Uber and Lyft, 2015 may be the auto industry’s high water mark.  The 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas offered a glimpse into the future of driverless cars…